Denmark - Takeover leads to job losses - April 30, 2016

The electronics manufacturer Bang and Olufsen has decided to lay off 55 employees as a consequence of the company’s new partnership with the South Korean electronics giant LG Electronics. LG Electronics will take over some of the company’s development tasks within mechanical and TV production. Forty-seven of the affected employees work at the company’s headquarters in Struer in west Jutland. At the same time, the company has announced plans to hire up to 30 software engineers, to be employed both in Struer and in the business department in Lyngby.

English: http://cphpost.dk/news/business/bang-olufsen-laying-off-55-employees.html  

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